Junior & Senior Infants Class

Welcome to the Infants’ section of our website. You can keep up-to-date with everything that we get up to with our teacher Ms. Atkinson right here!

 

Classroom News & Events!

Busy Bees in the Infant Classroom

Our Junior and Senior Infants have been very busy over the past few weeks. We have settled in really well to school life and have managed to pack in a lot of fun along the way!   We have been working on our cutting skills.   We revised all of the colours of the rainbow. […]

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Welcome Back Everyone!

Good Afternoon everyone, It’s hard to believe that we are returning to school on Monday. The Summer has gone by so fast. I hope you all had a very enjoyable break and are well rested. We are very excited to welcome you all back, and we are looking forward to another amazing year in St […]

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Well done Infants!

After a year of working hard, our infants had a very exciting final few weeks at school. Have a look at the photos below to see what we got up to!   We had a surprise visit from an ice-cream van after our school mass on Friday 17th June.   We held a whole-class talent […]

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Yoga Bears 2022

As part of our Active Schools Campaign and also our Mental Health Initiative, the Junior Classes in the school enjoyed participating in some yoga based lessons with Mrs. Mc Guirk. We learned how to relax and unwind and also explored techniques to help us stay focused. Everyone enjoyed the Yoga Bears sessions.  

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School Tour 2022

Staff and pupils were full of excitement on Friday 13th of May 2022. It was our first school tour since 2019, so we were delighted to get the opportunity to go on an outing as a whole school again! Our destination this year was Castleblaney Outdoor Adventure Centre. The children got involved in several physical, […]

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Symmetry in the Infant Classroom

In Maths last week we learned all about the symmetry. The children then created their own symmetrical paintings!

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Easter in Junior and Senior Infants

We had a wonderful time preparing for Easter in Junior and Senior Infants this year. We learned all about the Easter story in Religion, learned lots of new vocabulary in Gaeilge through oral language games and completed some Easter themed art activities. We also made chocolate cornflake nests as part of our cooking/baking programme, and […]

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Autism Awareness Day 2022

On Friday 1st April 2022 we celebrated Autism Awareness Day. Firstly, we recapped on what we had learned last year about autism. We then learned about living with autism from the perspective of Megan, a ten year old girl from Canada whose little brother Matt has autism. We learned a lot from watching Megan go […]

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Smoothies in the Infant Classroom

The penultimate week of our cooking/baking programme seen us making smoothies which we were delighted to enjoy outside! It’s great to see the good weather here!

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March

We have been very busy in the infant classroom lately. We are lucky to be joined by Ms Collier, a student teacher, over the next few weeks. We are still enjoying our GAA coaching every week with Cillian, and have also been flat out baking every Tuesday! You can see some of the yummy treats […]

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